Sen. Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions

Senator from Alabama

Republican

Junior Senator

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1997-2020 Senator Alabama

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Sessions has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sessions is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Some of Sessions’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Feb 2015, Sessions missed 123 of 5,796 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is worse than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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